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2006 Opel Antara vs. 1999 Opel Frontera

To start off, 2006 Opel Antara is newer by 7 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1999 Opel Frontera. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1999 Opel Frontera would be higher. At 2,198 cc (4 cylinders), 1999 Opel Frontera is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Opel Antara (212 HP @ 1400 RPM) has 78 more horse power than 1999 Opel Frontera. (134 HP @ 5200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Opel Antara should accelerate faster than 1999 Opel Frontera.

Both vehicles are four wheel drive (4WD) - it offers better handling, traction, and control in all driving conditions compared with front wheel drive or rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2006 Opel Antara (542 Nm @ 1400 RPM) has 340 more torque (in Nm) than 1999 Opel Frontera. (202 Nm @ 2600 RPM). This means 2006 Opel Antara will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1999 Opel Frontera. 2006 Opel Antara has automatic transmission and 1999 Opel Frontera has manual transmission. 1999 Opel Frontera will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2006 Opel Antara will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Opel Antara 1999 Opel Frontera
Make Opel Opel
Model Antara Frontera
Year Released 2006 1999
Body Type SUV SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1899 cc 2198 cc
Horse Power 212 HP 134 HP
Engine RPM 1400 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 542 Nm 202 Nm
Torque RPM 1400 RPM 2600 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Width 1760 mm 1800 mm


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